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Friday’s 5 to Live By

February 13, 2015

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Friday's 5 To Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living.

The Sheer Authority of God’s Word

Tim Challies reflects on a quote from John Frame:

“When God Commands, we are to obey. When he asserts, we are to believe him. When he promises, we are to embrace and trust those promises. Thus, we respond to the sheer authority of God’s Word.”

For the rest of the quote and for Tim’s introductory thoughts, visit The Sheer Authority of God’s Word.

A Prayer for Healing from Our Grace Allergies

Pastor Scotty Smith is the “Praying Blogger”—each of his blog posts is a daily prayer. In this post he prays, “Jesus, deliver us from our grace allergies—living with an aversion to the gospel.” Meditate on the rest of his prayer in A Prayer for Healing from Our Grace Allergies.

Open Minds, Soft Hearts, Ready Hands

Here’s another prayer, this one at Trevin Wax’s site where he shares a prayer from Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. Reflect on his prayer at Open Minds, Soft Hearts, Ready Hands.

Pastor: Don’t Let One Critic Control Your Preaching

This week must be the week for quoting others. In this post, Paul Tautges quotes from Paul Tripp on Pastor: Don’t Let One Critic Control Your Preaching.

Are You a Good Listener?

Brad Hambrick shares an evaluation form to help you to answer the question: Are You a Good Listener?

Join the Conversation

Which post impacted you the most? Why? What blog posts have you enjoyed this week that you want to share with others?